Dr. Erin McMahon has been a CNM since 1999. She is currently a Lecturer within the Midwifery and Women’s Health Specialty at the Yale School of Nursing and serves as the Director of the Yale Midwifery faculty practice. She sees patients at the Cornell Scott Hill Health Center and at Yale Midwifery in Westport, CT. Dr. McMahon attends births at the Vidone Birthing Center on the Saint Raphael Campus of Yale New Haven Hospital. The Yale midwives and physicians promote physiologic birth and patient centered care through the collaborative practice model. Dr. McMahon has received awards for her excellence in teaching of midwifery and medical students. She has served on the Certificate Maintenance Committee and as Secretary for the American Midwifery Certification Board. Dr. McMahon’s research interests include assessment of competence and the use of simulation to prepare student midwives for entry to practice. Dr. McMahon has published an article describing her development of a valid and reliable competence assessment instrument to be used with midwifery students during a simulated shoulder dystocia. She strives to bring high quality simulation to midwifery education. She is committed to the process of life-long learning and encourages midwives to advance and expand their clinical knowledge base through her academic and volunteer activities.
Education & Training
- EdDSouthern Connecticut State University, Nursing Education (2015)
- MSNSan Diego State University, Community Health Nursing: Nurse Midwifery (1999)
- BSNFairfield University, Nursing (1993)
- BSCornell University, Biology & Society (1990)
|American Midwifery Certification Board||Board Member||2017 - Present|
|American College of Nurse Midwives||Member||1999 - Present|